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OPPO R7s will go up for sale online on December 1

Oppo is giving us a heads-up that the latest addition to its device family – the R7s will be going up for sale online shortly. The phone will retail for $399 or €349, and can be picked-up at oppostyle.com, as well as Amazon UK, France and Germany. Sales will kick-off on December 1 and Amazon is already accepting pre-orders. The R7s is a solid mid-range offer, equipped with a 5.5" 1080p AMOLED, covered by 2.5D glass, 4GB of RAM, 32GB of storage and a Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 chipset. A 13MP main camera and 8MP front-facing unit are also on board. Oppo R7s boots Android 5.1 Lollipop with ColorOS 2.1. (more…)

Facebook’s new Memories feature puts all your memories in one place

Facebook has launched a new feature dubbed Memories. It lets you access all memories/moments/life events that you shared on the social network from a single place. The company says there can be several sections on your Memories page, including On This Day, Friends Made On This Day, Recaps of Memories, and Memories You May Have Missed. This new feature can be accessed through the Memories bookmark sitting on the left of your News Feed on PC, or through the "more" tab on the bottom right of your mobile app. "You can also access Memories through notifications, through messages that...



New GSMA mobile engagement study finds almost half of mobile users still only talk and text

It's not everyday you see an endeavor of this scale and potential importance to the mobile realm. GSMA has take upon itself to create and start conducting a new annual study and calculate what it is calling the new Global Mobile Engagement Index (GMEI). It is an unique figure that measures the population's level of engagement with mobile phones, taking into account both types of use cases and frequency. The gathered data covers smarthpones and more traditional handsets and spans across 56 countries (32 developing, 24 developed), at 1,000 online survey respondent (18+) per country, effectively...



Xiaomi Mi Mix 3 will shoot 960fps videos, another teaser shows face unlock

Last week a Xiaomi Mi Mix 3 teaser showed off the low-light performance and bokeh rendering of the dual camera on the phone's back. That same camera will support 960fps slow-motion video shooting as well, producing clips like this one: 960 frames per second, slow motion video recording. Only 3 days left until launch! ❤️#Xiaomi #MiMIX3 pic.twitter.com/ZRGD5FKrm4— Donovan Sung (@donovansung) October 22, 2018 This is official, coming straight from Xiaomi global spokesperson, Donovan Sung. The Snapdragon 845 chipset that will power the Mi Mix 3 certainly support it, but this...



Apple starts manufacturing its 7nm A12 chips

Samsung and TSMC have been Apple's suppliers of chips for their iPhones for years now, but the latest report suggests that this year's 7nm A12 Apple chips will only come from TSMC. This is because the Korean giant will only be able to achieve scale production of 7nm SoCs in the second half of the year, at which point it might be too late. As we all know, new iPhones are released in September and according to Bloomberg, this year's chip production has already started at TSMC's plants. They will be ready just in time for the rumored iPhone X update, the Plus-sized model and the...